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Anyone use a hammock at sea?

In the days of iron men and wooden ships, much of the crew slept in hammocks. A good sea berth with lee cloths seems to be the norm on yachts today.

What about the good ol' hammock? Anyone ever tried it at sea? Seems like a gimbaled bed might have merit....

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Re: Anyone use a hammock at sea?

We have a small one for bananas and such, they seem to like it:-))
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Re: Anyone use a hammock at sea?

I plan on getting a center aft berth in my ocean boat (I just like them). But I honestly will figure out how to rig a hammock back there for passages. It just makes all kinds of sense.


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Re: Anyone use a hammock at sea?

These sort of banana hammocks?
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We have a small one for bananas and such, they seem to like it:-))
I don't think you should be bragging about a small banana hammock. Just sayin
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Re: Anyone use a hammock at sea?

I often thought that adding some hammocks is a great way to get a few more berths into your cabin, if you have extra company. (that's not what she said is it...?) My cabin is too short for this but it would work in most 30 footers I imagine
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Re: Anyone use a hammock at sea?

when i was on the USS Paducah in 1940 we slept in hammocks. you didn't feel the roll, but you did feel the pitch.

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you didn't feel the roll, but you did feel the pitch.
Then stop crowding the plate. You know Bob Feller likes to work to the inside to keep you on your toes.
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Re: Anyone use a hammock at sea?

I suggest you first try sleeping in a hammock on dry land - your back will probably never forgive you.

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